Graduates need to RSVP by May 5, 2023. The listing of the grads will open on May 8th.

Dress Code for Commencement Ceremony

  • Casual/business attire

  • Black cap and gown

  • Please note that if you do not have your cap and gown on the day of the ceremony, you will need to purchase it with the Bookstore.  They will close at 5pm that evening otherwise you will not be able to participate in the Ceremony.

  • Black caps cannot be decorated

  • No head lei or lei can be worn during the ceremony

  • High heel height: Maximum of 3 inches

  • Footwear is required

  • Only approved regalia can be worn, see below for details




General Information:

  • Must stay for the entire ceremony
  • No personal items. You will not be allowed to carry personal items (ie. purses, bags, folders, signs, etc.) with you during the ceremony. There is no storage place for your personal items. Please give them to your family or friends before the ceremony.
  • Please inform your family and friends that they cannot hang banners from the railings
  • You do NOT receive your diplomas on Friday night. You will receive your diploma/certificates in the mail between 6-8 weeks after the close of grades.